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21 December 2012

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by thaiturkey, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

    Feb 22, 2010
    The day will be the shortest this year between sunrise and sunset. Some also predict that it will be the end of the world as we know it.

    What will you be doing that day?

    Nothing out of the ordinary?

    Sitting with your head between you knees?

    Watching Doomsday Preppers and wishing that you too were a looney tunes?

    Having a few beers as you await your end?

    Or something else?

  2. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    It's my friend's birthday so we'll probably drink a few beers and BBQ some good food. I don't believe in the end of the world nonsense. I feel bad for all the people who spend their days stockpiling ammo and building underground bunkers. Going to be a big disappointment when nothing happens.... but I'm sure Pat Robertson will let us know when the next end of the world is coming.
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    Just another day of the kids at school,and tending to the animals.Maybe we will watch some end of the world movie and grill up something.I do put away food,drink,and other supplies( that we use),but that is just for rainy days and not some fear of the end of the world.

    I think 12-12-12 would have been a more fitting day rather than 12-21-12, The end will come for some(bottle neck theory),but I doubt that day will be any worse.
  4. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Songster

    Apr 10, 2011
    Middle, TN
    Why are you kids at school on the 21st? No christmas break?
  5. Mike Winters

    Mike Winters Songster

    Nov 13, 2011
    most of the problem is TV shows that used to have educational stuff on it with a lot of scientific fact checking has been replaced by TV shows that are scripted or endorse crack pot theories like the end of the world or ancient aliens because it gets them higher ratings. I'm looking at you history channel and national geographic.
  6. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

    Feb 22, 2010

    The belief that some traumatic world event will happen is a very old one:


    However, I agree that present day third rate TV shows, usually aimed at a gullible level of viewer, look for drama and ratings rather than to inform. I also wonder whether some governments enjoy all the opportunities they can get to try to scare us out of our pants.
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2012
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I don't believe it will be the end of the world. What if it never happened?

  8. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Yeah, I'm probably going to just sit there and wait for midnight, then make fun of everyone when nothing out of the ordinary happens.

    Of course, if I had the time and resources, I would love to rig up giant hidden loudspeakers, and at exactly midnight - the end of 12-21-12 - start blasting explosion noises and alien invasion sound effects.
  9. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

    Jan 29, 2011
    Wow. That gives me ideas.
  10. chickened

    chickened Crowing

    Oct 2, 2010
    western Oregon
    Another Y2K... give me a break, the Mayans couldn't see their own demise let alone the world's.

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